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Lucinda Riley (1965–2021)

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La Lettre d'amour interdite - La série

Auteur : Lucinda Riley
Thèmes : Enquête Royauté Royaume-Uni Littérature contemporaine Enfants secrets
Nombre de tomes : 5
Nombre de lecteurs : 191
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#1 La Lettre d'amour interdite, Épisode 1
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1995, Londres.

Quand Sir James Harrison, un des plus grands acteurs britanniques de sa génération, meurt à l'âge vénérable de 95 ans, il laisse derrière lui une famille dévastée, mais aussi un secret si choquant qu'il pourrait faire trembler la royauté – on parle même d'un enfant caché qui changerait l'ordre de succession...

Joanna Haslam, une jeune et ambitieuse journaliste, est chargée de couvrir les funérailles du grand acteur. Toute la jet-set mondiale semble s'être donné rendez-vous pour l'événement, mais sous les paillettes et le glamour, Joanna devine quelque chose de sombre. Une intuition confirmée quand elle apprend l'existence d'une lettre que James Harrison aurait laissée et dont le contenu fait l'objet de toutes les convoitises depuis 70 ans. Mais à mesure que Joanna lève le voile sur les mensonges qui entourent ce mystère, elle comprend qu'elle est devenue la cibles de forces cachées dans l'ombre, prêtes à tout pour protéger ce secret...
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Dabs | 16 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 19, 2024 |
Historical Melodrama

I acknowledge that the author did a lot of research on the history of the location in which the
to follow her heart?
The characters were flat and seemed shallow, especially the sisters. They jet set to their adoptive father's magnificent mansion, never wondering where the money comes from. When he dies they each experience an existential crisis, hence the series, each set in an "exotic location."
I'm getting off the train here.
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Chrissylou62 | 54 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 11, 2024 |
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CaminoTrobajo | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 9, 2024 |
The Seven Sisters is a dual timeline historical romance by Northern Irish author Lucinda Riley. It is the first of a series involving the adopted daughters of entrepreneur and sailor Pa Salt, all named after the stars in the constellation Pleiades. The first book tells the story of the eldest daughter Maia D’Apliése and her journey to discover her roots after Pa Salt passes away. Maia travels from their home Atlantis, on the banks of Lake Geneva, to Rio de Janeiro, and works with historian Floriano to discover her connection to prominent Brazilian family the Aires Cabrals.

The story shifts between the contemporary timeline and the 1920s in Brazil and Paris. Heiress of “new money” from the coffee plantations, Izabella Bonifacio, is promised in marriage to Gustavo Aires Cabral but takes a trip to Europe before the marriage. Here she spends time in Montparnasse with Heitor da Silva Costa, the architect working on the Christ the Redeemer statue, and meets handsome sculptor Laurent Brouilly.

Generally I prefer the earlier timeline in historical fiction but I found the relationship between Laurent and Izabella irritating in the extreme. This is basically my least favourite romance trope: beautiful unavailable woman meets playboy, who is instantly converted to loyal boyfriend material, and after she leaves struggles to find comfort from the other women visiting his bed, because he has all these feelings, poor thing. Give me a break. Then there is the fiancé Gustavo whose character seems to do a 180 degree turn when convenient for the plot.

The contemporary romance was more promising as it at least had more of a slow burn feeling to it, even if the hero was somewhat controlling and the heroine a jellyfish. Other reviewers have commented on the improbability of the premise: a single man adopting six baby girls. This doesn’t bother me, as it’s fiction peeps and the story is clearly set up with mythological overtones with the Seven Sisters legend and the coordinates of their birthplaces. My last gripe is the sisters. Although this story was engaging, none of the other sisters were portrayed in a particularly positive light and I’m unsure if I want to continue and read about any of them. 3.5 stars for me.
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mimbza | 54 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 9, 2024 |



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